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 Zakareay Sarkawagi Patmagrut‘iwn
(1,026 words)

‘The chronicle of Deacon Zak‘aria of K‘anak‘eṛ’

Zak‘aria of K‘anak‘eṛ

Date: 1699

Original Language: Armenian


Patmagrut iwn is composed in the spoken dialect of the Yerevan region mixed with the late classical and vernacular language and abounds in Persian and Turkish words. The earliest copy, preserved in the Matenadaran Archives (MS 1662) is dated 1699 and consists of 323 double-sided folios. It was first published in 1870 in Vagharshapat (at that time part of Russian Armenia) as Zak ‘…

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Bournoutian, George, “ Zakareay Sarkawagi Patmagrut‘iwn”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 25 November 2020 <>

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